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. >>> since the george zimmerman murder trial, right-wingers like hannity, sean hannity and will o'reilly have been attacking some of us in the civil rights movement. for a ralo'reilly, it's a night event. >> that is the subject of this evening's talking points. what the grievance industry does want to divide the country. in general the race hustlers and their sympathizers have descended into the gutter. >> now, as i said on friday, this kind of attack actually shows his own hypocrisy, because bill o'reilly has donated money to my nonprofit. he's also spoken at one of our annual conventions of my civil rights group, the national action network. so why would he give us his time and money if we are so-called race hustlers in the grievance industry? maybe because that kind of smear is needed to make it in the right wing today. these pundits have to launch personal attacks over matters of policy. they have to demonize and delegitimatize anyone and whoever disagrees with them. but it's wrong and it doesn't have to be this way. for example, i've worked with newt gingrich when we have found common gr
who matter most of all in this debate is not rush limbaugh, hannity, it's not those conservative talk show hosts and entertainers, it's really people like sensenbrenner in the house, cantor who will decide whether or not this actually comes to a vote. he said back in june after the decision was handed down and also after he made a trip down to se salma, he thought he could work out a deal, a bipartisan deal. he's been talking to kirsten gillibrand. you imagine those folks probably will not vote for this, the reauthorization of the voting rights act or any more sort of preclearance because they feel like it would stigmatize their own backyard. >> here's the thing on that, though, here again, you've got this conundrum where you have all good work going on, believe everybody is sincere but then, again, they've got those dog whistle politics going on, stoking up their own base against what they say they're trying to work on. >> this is a catch 22, right? which is we need bipartisan support, especially in the house to get this through. we can't frame this exclusively as an i.d. debate. if
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